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the front lines. the family of junior seau's family is suing the nfl and helmet maker riddel, claiming his death was caused by violent hits during his career. he died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound to the chest last year and his family says the suit will send a message to the nfl to care for its former players to acknowledge what they call decades of deception on head injuries and player safety. >>> the house has passed a bill that would prevent the united states from hitting the debt ceiling. at least right away. it's dubbed the no budget no pay act. it was proposed by republicans and it lets the treasury department borrow money until mid-may, as long as congress passes a budget by april 15th. if lawmakers don't come up with a blueprint for the budget, the measure states their pay will be withheld. constitution doesn't allow the no pay thing to really happen, so that is a pr stunt. any way, that's why the act passed. 33 republicans, 111 democrats voted against it. one dem who did, congresswoman debbie wasserman schultz and she tells us the bill wasn't a clean debt ceiling increase and
-inflicted gun shot wound to the chest last year and his family says the suit will send a message to the nfl to care for its former players to acknowledge the deception on head injuries and player safety. >>> the house has passed a bill that would prevent the united states from hitting the debt ceiling. at least right away. it's dubbed the no budget no pay act. it was proposed by republicans and it lets the treasury department borrow money until mid may as long as congress passes a budget. the measure states their pay will be with held. constitution doesn't allow the no pay thing to really happen, any way, that's why the act passed. 33 republicans, 11 democrats voted against it. one who did, congresswoman debbie wasserman schultz and she tells us it wasn't a clean increase. she's right about that. >>> in the last 48 hours or so, u.s. cargo planes, transporting about 80 troops and 24 tons of supplies. a spokesman for the u.s. africa command tells us the air lifts began monday are going to go on for several more days. our country's -- and whether we should have a role is becoming more of a con
'o and his sexuality. what i want to ask you is this, there has never been an openly gay player in the nfl, professional sports. as the head coach of football at nevada, do you think being gay could affect someone's football career? >> if i could for one moment, i would like to back up. i don't think in my opinion that the question was appropriate, in my opinion. that being said, do i think that professional major college sports is prepared for an openly gay athlete? i do, i do believe that. i certainly, in my position as the head football coach at nevada, if one of our players was openly gay, it wouldn't change my opinion of him one way or another. we're judged on whether or not we're taking care of our business in the class room and whether or not we're productive as football players. our job is to graduate players and win games. if a young man is doing those two things, his sexual orienitation has no bearing on what's going on. >> all right, coach, thank you for your time. and i want to bring in dr. drew pinsky, the host of dr. drew on call. let me ask you, do you think that was a fair
'o and his sexuality. there has never been an openly gay player in the nfl. could being gay affect someone's professional football career? >> if i could for one moment, i'd like to back up. i don't think in my opinion that the question was appropriate. in my opinion. that being said, do i think that professional major college sports is prepared for an openly gay athlete? i do believe that. and i certainly in my position as the head football coach at nevada if one of our players was openly gay, it wouldn't change my opinion of him one way or another. we are judged on whether we are taking care of business in the classroom, being productive as football players, and ultimately, our job to graduate players and win games. if a young man is doing those two things and being a responsible citizen, his sexual orientation, one way or another has no bearing on what what's going on. >> all right. coach polian, thank you for your time. i want to bring in drew pinskey. let me ask you. do you think that was a fair question? what do you think of manti te'o's response? >> i think it was a question she had
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